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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 327
  • Gross Revenues: $380,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,165,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $3,615,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -4

Cahill Gordon & Reindel is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Cahill Gordon & Reindel has 327 attorneys and is the 137th largest firm in the United States.  With $380,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 82nd on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Cahill Gordon & Reindel ranked as the 98th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in DC and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 82 -4 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 82 -4 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 136 5 Lawyer head count
The A-List 49 10 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 97 1 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 101 23 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 43 65 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 97 -10 Summer programs

In the News

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : November 13, 2015

Announcements from eight firms, including Goodwin Procter's naming of Jeffrey Simes as chair of the firm's litigation department and Cahill Gordon & Reindel's addition of Pierre Gentin, formerly the global head of litigation and regulatory investigations for Credit Suisse, as a partner.


: The National Law Journal : November 02, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Sanctuary for Families Awards

: New York Law Journal : October 29, 2015

Sanctuary for Families presented a leadership award to Rosemonde Pierre-Louis, New York City's senior advisor on gender equity, at its 13th annual Above & Beyond Pro Bono Awards. The organization also recognized firms for providing pro bono staffing to New York City's Human Trafficking Intervention Courts.

What Do You Do for an Encore After Being Credit Suisse Litigation Chief?

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : October 23, 2015

Pierre Gentin, the former head of global litigation and regulatory investigations for the Swiss-based bank Credit Suisse AG, was seeking "to grow" when he left nearly two decades of in-house counsel work behind and joined the litigation group at Cahill Gordon & Reindel this month.

Fee Tracker: Big Firms Feast on IPOs

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 23, 2015

Simpson Thacher and Davis Polk divvy up fees from the largest IPO of 2015; a look at the nation's top legal lobbying shops; and other billables of note from throughout the Am Law 200 universe.

Can Female Lawyers Ditch the Pantyhose?

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : October 19, 2015

Anna Wintour wouldn't wear them, but should female lawyers?

Crowell Nabs a DJ but Loses a Lindh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : October 18, 2015

Crowell & Moring picks up a former disc jockey to head its London corporate group, while another controversial partner departs; Cahill Gordon & Reindel hires from Credit Suisse; Orrick adds in Germany; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

New Associates List

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 16, 2015

Big Suits

Scott Flaherty, Scott Graham and Jenna Greene : The American Lawyer : September 28, 2015

Amarin Pharma v. U.S. Food & Drug Administration; Hexum v. Eli Lilly; ZeniMax Media v. Oculus VR; Carnegie Mellon University v. Marvell Technology Group

Special Report: The 2015 Global 100

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : September 28, 2015

The world's top-grossing firms are experiencing steady growth after a long, bumpy journey. But while revenue per lawyer and profits per partner have rebounded, that's due in part to declining headcount.

City Agency Names Head of Federal Litigation Unit

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : September 23, 2015

New York City's Law Department has promoted Patricia Miller to chief of its Special Federal Litigation Division. She will succeed Muriel Goode-Trufant, who has been named the department's new managing attorney.

Helping Kids Through Education

Rick Kopstein, Photographer : New York Law Journal : September 18, 2015

David Januszewski and Peter Sloane, partners at Cahill Gordon & Reindel, were honored for their pro bono work on behalf of clients of the Kathryn A. McDonald Education Advocacy Project during the EAP Fall Benefit Wednesday.

Lifetime Achiever: Vilma Martinez, Munger Tolles & Olson

Susan Hansen : The American Lawyer : September 11, 2015

She built the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund into a potent force.

How To Answer Annoying Interview Questions

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : August 24, 2015

Here are the five most annoying questions law firms love to ask.

Clay Long Goes Solo, Works on Coke Bottler Deal

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 20, 2015

Citing client conflicts, Clay Long, one of the founders of McKenna Long & Aldridge, has started a solo practice rather than join Dentons, which swallowed his former firm last month.

At the Associated Press, Walking the 1st Amendment Walk

Rich Steeves : Corporate Counsel : August 17, 2015

Karen Kaiser: General Counsel | The Associated Press

Litigators of the Week: Floyd Abrams and Joel Kurtzberg of Cahill Gordon

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : August 13, 2015

The Cahill duo successfully wielded the First Amendment in a closely watched case against the FDA, persuading a judge that pharma companies can't be hit with off-label marketing claims based on truthful statements about their drugs.

Credit Rating Fraud Suit Found to Be Time Barred

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : August 11, 2015

A Manhattan Commercial Division judge dismissed a $1 billion suit against a group of credit ratings agencies who allegedly misled investors in residential mortgage-backed securities just prior to the 2008 financial crisis.

Deal Watch: Firms Guzzle Fees in Coca-Cola Bottling Merger

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : August 06, 2015

When Coca-Cola bottlers combine to create the largest independent bottler for the mega beverage brand, they need a fountain of law firms to seal the deal. Plus, the pharma M&A frenzy continues in our latest roundup of billion-dollar deals.

BU Law, Alumni Boost Public-Interest Fellowships

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : July 28, 2015

Boston University School of Law is bolstering its graduate public-interest fellowship program with a $2 million influx of funding.

After Davis Acquisition, DLA Piper Expands Again in Toronto

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2015

Three months after finalizing its combination with Canada's Davis, DLA Piper is once again expanding north of the border, picking up four corporate partners from a Toronto firm.

Plaintiffs Reload in Fraud Case Against Cahill, BASF

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : July 20, 2015

After getting their case back on track at the Third Circuit last year, a group of asbestos plaintiffs has filed a beefed-up complaint accusing Cahill Gordon and BASF Catalysts of deceiving the courts in long-running asbestos litigation.

Cerberus, Amid Irish Imbroglio, Taps Schulte Roth for Grocery IPO

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 08, 2015

Cerberus Capital Management has called upon longtime outside counsel Schulte Roth & Zabel to advise on an initial public offering for grocery giant Albertsons, as Brown Rudnick, another adviser to the buyout behemoth, feels the heat over an alleged political payout tied to an Irish bailout deal.

Creative Uses for the U.K.'s ABS Mechanism

Brian Baxter : Focus Europe : July 01, 2015

Alternative Business Structure (ABS) status allowed one U.K. firm, Gateley, to go public this spring—and has also helped several foreign firms enter the British legal market.

Big Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : June 29, 2015

Veteran Appellate Lawyer to Represent Ex-CIA Officer in Espionage Case

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : June 17, 2015

Veteran appellate lawyer Lawrence Robbins will represent former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling as he appeals his espionage conviction for providing classified information to a New York Times reporter.

Cozen, McKenna Long at Opposite Ends of Growth Spectrum

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 11, 2015

With the NLJ 350 inspiring law firms to size up their competitors this week, we took a look at the Am Law 200 firms that saw their legal ranks fluctuate the most through the first six months of 2015.

Dickstein Bankruptcy Lawyers Launch New York Boutique

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 10, 2015

Arnold Gulkowitz, who joined Dickstein Shapiro in 2007 and went on to head its bankruptcy and creditors' rights group, has left the struggling firm's New York office to start his own restructuring boutique, called Gulkowitz Berger.

In UK First, Law Firm Raises $45 Million Via IPO

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 08, 2015

A month after Gateley announced that it would become the first law firm in the U.K. to tap into public markets, the 350-lawyer shop raised more than $45 million in an initial public offering on London's Alternative Investment Market.